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Ecuador judge orders detention for ex-minister connected to Assange

QUITO (Reuters) – A judge in Ecuador has ordered former foreign minister Ricardo Patino be held in pre-trial detention on…

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Rights groups urge release of more Nicaragua prisoners

MANAGUA (Reuters) – Human rights advocates on Friday urged Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega to free 566 people still in custody…

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U.S. calls on allies to repatriate Islamic State prisoners from Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department called on countries to take in and prosecute hundreds of foreign fighters captured…

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Brazil’s Vale must change behavior after deadly dam bursts -solicitor general

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale needs to change its behavior, cooperate more with authorities and be more transparent…

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Belgium to take in Ivory Coast ex-president Gbagbo: Belga

FILE PHOTO: Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo appears before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, January 15,…

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Turkey jails two Kurdish former parliamentarians

FILE PHOTO: Pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) co-leader Gultan Kisanak listens to a question during an interview with Reuters…

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Chinese authorities block access to Australian detained for suspected espionage: lawyers

FILE PHOTO: Yang Hengjun, author and former Chinese diplomat, who is now an Australian citizen, gestures in an unspecified location…

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Jailed Citgo executives seek U.S. help to win their release

(Reuters) – Six executives from U.S. refiner Citgo Petroleum held in a Venezuelan jail without a court hearing for more…

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Ivory Coast ex-president Gbagbo freed by Hague court

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo was freed from detention by the International Criminal Court on…

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Israeli attorney general says he can rule on Netanyahu indictment before election

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s attorney general said on Friday there was no legal reason to prevent him from indicting Prime…